Charles F. Hauff, Jr.

Charles F. Hauff, Jr.: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
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Biography

Chuck Hauff's professional background includes intellectual property counseling, patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, related litigation and licensing. He has technical experience in, among other fields, the chemical, biotechnical, mechanical, electromechanical, computer software, medical products, acoustics and life sciences disciplines. Chuck has handled a variety of litigation matters for clients of varying sizes both in the United States and abroad. In addition, he has worked with a number of technology clients to develop creative strategies for protecting globally innovative technology from exercise and other mechanical devices to cutting-edge medical products and pharmaceuticals.

Counterfeit Goods

Chuck Hauff’s professional background includes intellectual property counseling, patent, trademark and copyright prosecution, related litigation and licensing. He has technical experience in, among other fields, the chemical, biotechnical, mechanical, electromechanical, computer software, medical products, acoustics and life sciences disciplines. Chuck has handled a variety of litigation matters for clients of varying sizes both in the United States and abroad. In addition, he has worked with a number of technology clients to develop creative strategies for protecting globally innovative technology from exercise and other mechanical devices to cutting-edge medical products and pharmaceuticals.

Chuck has particular experience working with counterfeit goods (clothing, footwear and the like).

Chuck also deals with a number of clients based outside of the United States (e.g., Japan) and domestic clients with foreign intellectual property issues.

Chemistry

Chuck Hauff’s love of chemistry actually drew him into the intellectual property arena. Practicing as a patent agent during law school, he worked primarily on petroleum based chemicals and other polymers. Through the course of his career, Chuck has focused on inorganic and organic materials, biological materials, both in their creation and use, as well as applications involving consumable products, retail products, over-the-counter medicinal products and mining operations.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Patent And Copyright Changes In The New NAFTA, Co-Author, Law360 (November 8, 2018)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Who's Who Legal: Patents (2018)
•AZ Business Leaders in Law, AZ Big Media (2016)
•IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property Magazine (2015-2018)
•The Best Lawyers in America, Copyright Law, Patent Law (2012-2019); Intellectual Property Law (2008-2011)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Patent Law (2019)
•The Best Lawyers in America, Business Edition, Intellectual Property Law (2012)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property (2007-2018)
•Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property - Business Edition (2011)
•Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property - Corporate Counsel Edition (2008-2010)
•Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Intellectual Property Law (2010-2011, 2013)
•Arizona's Top Lawyers, Intellectual Property, Arizona Business Magazine (2010, 2014)

Community Involvement

•Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Man of the Year (2014)

Other Professional Experience

•Streich Lang, Associate, Phoenix, Arizona
•Foley and Lardner, Associate, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
•Renner, Kenner, Greive, Bobak, Taylor and Weber, Patent Agent, Akron, Ohio

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

May 30
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine Ranks Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in the IP Stars Publication for the Fourth Year

Apr 24
Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in its 2018 Rankings

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

May 30
Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Ranked in the Managing Intellectual Property Magazine IP Stars Publication

Apr 12
Southwest Super Lawyers 2017 Recognizes 69 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

Jun 22
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine Ranks Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as “IP Stars” Two Years in a Row

Apr 11
Southwest Super Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Nov 16
AZ Business Leaders Magazine Recognizes Three Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

Jun 05
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine Ranks Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as “IP Stars”

Apr 10
Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 Recognizes 73 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 13
Managing Intellectual Property Magazine Names Four Snell & Wilmer Partners as Arizona IP Stars

May 27
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Phoenix Partner Chuck Hauff as 2014 Man of the Year

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Jul 22
Four Snell & Wilmer Partners Named “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jun 27
Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes 80 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Jun 22
Sixty-Seven Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers 2010

Aug 01
Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Jul 10
Law & Politics Selects 75 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as 2009 Super Lawyers

Related Publications

Apr 04
Legal Alert - Will the Myriad Gene Patent Claims Be Found to Have Added Enough?

Mar 23
Legal Alert - Supreme Court Decision Raises Questions of the Validity of Many Bioscience Patents: Did the Invention Add Enough?

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Asia
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Franchise Services
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation
  • International
  • Life Sciences and Medical Technology
  • Patent Prosecution and Counseling
  • Sports and Entertainment

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6314  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Muskingum College, B.S., summa cum laude, 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1989
Year of First Admission:
1989
Admission:
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; United States District Court, District of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; Arizona; Wisconsin; United States Patent and Trademark Office; Supreme Court of Arizona; United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Maricopa County Bar Association
•American Bar Association
•American Intellectual Property Law Association
•Federal Circuit Bar Association
•Licensing Executives Society
•American Chemical Society (National and Central Arizona Sections)
•The Economic Club of Phoenix (ASU College of Business)

Birth Information:
Detroit, Michigan, January 20, 1964
Reported Cases:
Representative Experience: Represented major footwear manufacturer in multiple litigation matters against mass merchandisers in the United States and abroad.; Represented major footwear/clothing manufacturer in licensing transactions.; Chuck Hauff's love of chemistry actually drew him into the intellectual property arena. Practicing as a patent agent during law school, he worked primarily on petroleum based chemicals and other polymers. Through the course of his career, Chuck has focused on inorganic and organic materials, biological materials, both in their creation and use, as well as applications involving consumable products, retail products, over-the-counter medicinal products and mining operations.
ISLN:
906628100

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